Education

A woman reads a parenting book about school.

"Wise Guy" by Guy Kawasaki and "Countdown to College" by Monique Rinere are two recently published books that help parents and caregivers navigate the school process–and life.

Heritage Christian Academy, Mandarin Chinese, language learning, second language

At Heritage Christian Academy, students as young as 3 years old are taught Mandarin as part of their class schedule.

Osseo Area Schools was honored with the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation’s Best Communities for Music Education designation. Its exceptional commitment to music education makes it the only district to receive this award for 10 consecutive years.

William Rolf was honored by Duke University’s Talent Identification Program (TIP) for his exceptional ACT scores. After taking advanced classes, possessing the drive to be successful in school and wanting to test his limits, William decided to take the ACT last February.

Each August in Maple Grove Magazine’s Prep Elite issue, we highlight students who excel in various and interesting ways among their peers.  This year, we bring you five high school seniors, who uniquely influence fashion, commerce, social change, and legal and social justice through their lives i

Let’s face it; high school students have a lot on their collective plates. School. Work. Extracurricular activities. Being a teenager. Parents know that getting their kid to plan beyond the next five minutes can be a Herculean task, but high school can go by quickly.

According to Maple Grove resident Ellie Hoyt, athletics provide more than a quality workout to student participants—Hoyt has found friendship and solace in sports. “Volleyball was a great outlet for me,” she says of her own school sports experience.

Not so long ago, Maple Grove’s youngsters were well acquainted with rakes, hoes and other garden implements. As neighborhoods have replaced farmsteads and scheduled sports and activities have replaced chores, parents may wonder how to help kids feel a connection to the garden.

As teens get their first glimpse of mobile adulthood, parents hold their breaths. Learning how to drive
is an exciting, and at the same time, difficult topic. There are privileges to becoming a licensed driver, and precautions for young people and their parents.

Last summer, Kiddiegarten found a home in a new location in Maple Grove, behind the Walmart supercenter.

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